There are 3 ways to get from Cartagena to Isla Mujeres by plane, ferry, bus or car

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Fly, ferry  •  10 h 7 min

  1. Fly from Cartagena (CTG) to Cancun (CUN) CTG - CUN
  2. Take the ferry from Puerto Juárez to Isla Mujeres

$253 - $781

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Ferry, bus, drive  •  7 days 0 h

  1. Take the ferry from Cartagena to Portobelo
  2. Take the bus from Sabanitas to Panama City
  3. Take the bus from Panama Albrook to Almirante
  4. Drive from Almirante to Puerto Cortés
  5. Take the ferry from Puerto Cortés to Dangriga
  6. Drive from Dangriga to Puerto Juárez
  7. Take the ferry from Puerto Juárez to Isla Mujeres

Ferry, bus, drive via El Embarcadero  •  7 days 1 h

  1. Take the ferry from Cartagena to Portobelo
  2. Take the bus from Sabanitas to Panama City
  3. Take the bus from Panama Albrook to Almirante
  4. Drive from Almirante to Puerto Cortés
  5. Take the ferry from Puerto Cortés to Dangriga
  6. Drive from Dangriga to El Embarcadero
  7. Take the ferry from El Embarcadero to Isla Mujeres

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Cartagena to Isla Mujeres is to fly and ferry which costs $250 - $800 and takes 10 h 7 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cartagena to Isla Mujeres is to fly and ferry which costs $250 - $800 and takes 10 h 7 min.

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The distance between Cartagena and Isla Mujeres is 1702 km.

It takes approximately 10 h 7 min to get from Cartagena to Isla Mujeres, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Cartagena Airport to Cancun Airport. The quickest flight takes 5 h 38 min and has one stopover.

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LATAM Chile, American Airlines, Copa Airlines and Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A. offer flights from Cartagena Airport to Cancun Airport.

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There are 1045+ hotels available in Isla Mujeres. Prices start at $30 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Cartagena to Cartagena Airport is to bus which takes 26 min and costs $1.

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Map of how to get from Cartagena to Isla Mujeres.
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  • Distance: 1063.5 miles
  • Duration: 10 h 7 min

What companies run services between Cartagena, Colombia and Isla Mujeres, Quintana Roo, Mexico?

There is no direct connection from Cartagena to Isla Mujeres. However, you can take the bus to Aeropuerto, take the walk to Cartagena airport, fly to Cancun, take the walk to Cancún International Airport, take the bus to Cancún Bus Station, take the walk to Terminal de Cancún, take the bus to Puerto Juárez, then take the ferry to Isla Mujeres. Alternatively, you can take the ferry to Portobelo, take the bus to Sabanitas, take the bus to Panama City, take the walk to Panama Albrook, take the bus to Almirante, take the drive to Puerto Cortés, take the ferry to Dangriga, take the drive to Puerto Juárez, then take the ferry to Isla Mujeres.

Airlines
Copa Airlines
Website
copaair.com
Flights from Cartagena to Cancun via Panama City
Ave. Duration
6 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$450 - $1,300
Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A.
Website
avianca.com
Flights from Cartagena to Cancun via Bogota
Ave. Duration
6 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,300
Flights from Cartagena to Cancun via Medellin Jose Marie Cordova, Bogota
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,300
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from Cartagena to Cancun via Bogota
Ave. Duration
6 h 21 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$600 - $1,800
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Cartagena to Cancun via Miami
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $1,000
Bus operators
UTRACOLPA
Phone
+(507) 983 9091
Bus from Sabanitas to Panama City
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
grantnt.com
Union de Buses Panama Changuinola
Phone
+(507) 303 6326
Bus from Panama Albrook to Almirante
Ave. Duration
10 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$28
Schedules at
grantnt.com
Ferry operators
Ultramar Ferry
Phone
01 998 881 5890
Email
info@ultramar.com
Website
ultramarferry.com
Ferry from Puerto Juárez to Isla Mujeres
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
ultramarferry.com
Ferry from El Embarcadero to Isla Mujeres
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
ultramarferry.com
Blue Sailing
Phone
(57) 310 704 0425
Email
bluesailinginfo@gmail.com
Website
bluesailing.net
Ferry from Cartagena to Portobelo
Ave. Duration
5 days 0 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$450
Schedules at
bluesailing.net
Starla International
Phone
+504 9545-9322
Email
starlaferry@gmail.com
Website
facebook.com
Ferry from Puerto Cortés to Dangriga
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Once a week
Schedules at
facebook.com
Book at
travelmundomaya.com

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